31 Ways To Give Back This Holiday Season
Nov28

31 Ways To Give Back This Holiday Season

Have you ever heard of the ripple effect? How one small act can lead to something big and amazing? When you share small acts of kindness, you are in fact doing much more than you think. Kindness is contagious, and the more acts of kindness done, the more cheer there will be in this world. Giving back and being kind will not only make you feel good, but it will make the recipients feel good and will inspire others to feel good. So why...

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Through A Child’s Eyes
Nov23

Through A Child’s Eyes

Can you remember how you viewed the world as a child? As we grow and go through life, our perspective changes. Things that we would never have even noticed as a child seem to work their way in to affect our choices. As I watch my children grow now, I am fascinated by how they perceive and value things. I think there is a lot to learn (or remember) from our kids that we often dismiss because of how busy we are or how wrapped up in a...

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8 Things To Do In The Snow With Kids
Nov22

8 Things To Do In The Snow With Kids

Snow is magical. We all get so excited when we look outside and see it is snowing, it makes us feel like we are in a winter wonderland. Watching it snow is only the beginning of the fun! The kids can’t wait to get out and play in it as snow offers endless opportunities for entertainment! Ok, I admit it, I look forward to playing in the snow too!! 8 Things To Do In The Snow With Kids Go sledriding! Find a hill, get a tube or sled and...

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5 Things Every Conscious Mom Can Do To Be Happy
Nov20

5 Things Every Conscious Mom Can Do To Be Happy

Being a conscious mom is amazing and rewarding, but it is not easy! We are always on call having to guide our children through the often-challenging process of growing up, putting pressure on ourselves to do everything right. Thanks to the science of happiness, we know that we can choose to go through life happy. But sometimes, that can be a bit tricky. 5 Things Every Conscious Mom Can Do To Be Happy Respect and love yourself. By...

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15 Ways To Be Thankful In 2016
Nov16

15 Ways To Be Thankful In 2016

Being thankful means so much more than just remembering to say Thank You. We discussed what being thankful really means here. Let’s take that one step further today and look at 15 ways to be thankful in 2016. These are things you can do on our own and with your entire family. They are things I do with my kids! 15 Ways To Be Thankful In 2016 Be more understanding, listen and react with your heart. You never know what is going on in the...

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5 Ways Family Travel Will Make Your Child Smarter
Nov15

5 Ways Family Travel Will Make Your Child Smarter

Wheels up baby, let’s get ready to explore and learn! Whether you are taking your family to the next town over or on an international adventure, the opportunities for everyone to learn during family travel are endless, especially for your children! 5 Ways Family Travel Will Make Your Child Smarter Family travel promotes success in school. What better way to learn than to actually see or experience what you have been reading about in...

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7 Things You Should Know Before It Is Too Late
Nov14

7 Things You Should Know Before It Is Too Late

My mantra in life has always been ‘No regrets’, even from a very young age. I have made decisions based upon not regretting anything and have tried to take advantage of every opportunity that has knocked on my door. Even still, I find myself at this age periodically thinking “I wish I had known what I know now back then”. There are a few things that I may have done differently… Sometimes I feel like if my younger self had been more...

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True Change
Nov09

True Change

We live in an extraordinary time. A time of rapid change that reshapes the way we live, eat, think, work and raise our children on a daily basis. It is change that provides not only incredible medical and technological breakthroughs, but also economic advances and adversely, tensions.  It provides education for girls and boys in even the most remote of locations broadening the possibility of good opportunities for all. True change...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Take A Self-Defense Class
Nov06

5 Reasons Why You Should Take A Self-Defense Class

Recently, I found myself the victim in a very violent act. It scared the crap out of me. Though I did survive without knowing how to defend myself, it was because of someone else that I am alive. Which scared me even more. This person who saved my life was the very person whom I am supposed to be protecting. Since that night, I have been thinking ‘How can I protect myself and my children if I don’t have the tools and the knowledge to...

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Dear Me
Nov03

Dear Me

It’s the 3rd day of the BlogHer NaBloPoMo challenge where I will be posting every single day for the month of November (there is still time to join, if you’d like, just click the link above). The prompt today is: If you could be completely honest with no regrets, what would you say and to whom? Hmmm…. There are lots of people I would love to be honest with… But today I am going to be honest with myself, and hopefully not regret it…!!!...

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